verb (used without object), dog·trot·ted, dog·trot·ting.
Examples from the Web for dogtrot
To conserve his strength and wind he kept his pace to a dogtrot.The Golden Skull|John Blaine
John continued on a dogtrot towards home, and a moment later was pestering Mrs. Fletcher at her work in the kitchen.A Son of the City|Herman Gastrell Seely
(Fannie was evidently referring to the breezeway or dogtrot, down the middle of many small plantation houses).Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
On the first alarm, the chief of police, accompanied by a good half of the day force, came at a dogtrot.Old Judge Priest|Irvin S. Cobb
Brown saluted the second time, and started off at a dogtrot.A Volunteer with Pike|Robert Ames Bennet